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Funding Alert: Edtech startup CollegeDekho raises $8 M in Series B funding

Gurugram-based education technology startup CollegeDekho.com has raised $8 million in its Series B funding led by existing investors GirnarSoft, London based Man Capital, and others. Both the investors had also led a $2 million Series A round in CollegeDekho in 2018. CollegeDekho, which is also the parent company of auto classifieds startup CarDekho was founded…
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May 9, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Centrum invests Rs 15 cr in The Ayurveda Experience and Dunzo

Centrum, through its private equity fund, Kalpavriksh, has invested INR 15 Cr ($2.1 Mn) in two startups, The Ayurveda Experience, and Dunzo. Kalpavriksh is Centrum’s maiden PE fund under Centrum Alternatives LLP, which invests in high growth unlisted companies in consumer, education, technology, healthcare and wellness sectors. Kalpavriksh has invested Rs 10 crore in Delhi-based…
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May 8, 2019 0

Fitness Startup Cure.fit raised $75million from Accel, IDG Ventures, Piramal Leads, and Kalaari Capital

Health and fitness startup Cure Fit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, founded by Myntra co-founder Mukesh Bansal and former Flipkart executive Ankit Nagori, has raised $75 million (Rs 520 crore) in its Series D round of funding from from Piramal Group’s Anand Piramal, Accel Growth, Kalaari Capital, IDG Ventures India. Accel Growth has led the funding round…
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May 7, 2019 0

Retail tech startup Peel-Works raises $5 million from Equanimity Ventures, HDFC Bank

Peel-Works, a software-as-a-service and big data analytics platform for small-and-medium-sized retailers has raised $5 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Equanimity Ventures, with the participation from HDFC Bank and Bruno Raschle. Existing investors like Unilever Ventures, Chiratae Ventures, and Inventus Capital India also participated in the round. Prior to this round,…
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May 7, 2019 0

Ratan Tata Invests Series A Round in Ola Electric

Ola Electric is currently running several pilots involving charging solutions, battery swapping stations, and deploying vehicles across two, three and four-wheeler segments. In 2018, Ola subsequently announced ‘Mission: Electric’ to bring 1 million Electric Vehicles on Indian roads by 2021. Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons has invested in Ola Electric as a part of…
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May 6, 2019 0

Funding Alert: SaaS Startup Zenoti Raised $50 Mn Series C Round Lead by Tiger Global

Salon and spa sector-focused SaaS startup Zenoti has raised $50 Mn in a Series C funding round led by Tiger Global Management. The round also saw the participation of Norwest Venture Partners and Accel Partners. Zenoti had raised $15 million in its Series B round in 2016 to fund its expansion, and $6 million in…
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May 6, 2019 0

6 things that is more valuable than money for startup success

If you want to launch a startup, you need money to get off the ground. But, pouring money into your business won’t automatically make it thrive. Although you need business capital to start your company, some non-monetary resources might be more valuable in establishing a successful business. Find out what could be more critical than…
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May 5, 2019 0

Facebook Aiming to Launch its Own Bitcoin-Like Cryptocurrency

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the social media giant is “recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants” towards the goal of building Cryptocurrency-Based Payments System. Christian Catalini, a prominent crypto economist, is helping the social media giant with its cryptocurrency efforts, the sources said. Facebook is reportedly developing a stable…
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May 5, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Micro-Lending Startup Ftcash Raises $7.23 Mn Series-A Funding

Mumbai-based fintech startup, ftcash has raised Rs 50 crore as a part of its Series A funding round, led by global non-profit Accion and the Dutch development bank FMO. The round also saw participation from existing investor IvyCap Ventures. Founded in 2015 by Sanjeev Chandak, Deepak Kothari, and Vaibhav Lodha, ftcash provides cash advances to…
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May 4, 2019 0

Avoid the ‘Too Fast, Too Furious’ Approach to Scaling a Startup

For founders, there’s nothing like the adrenaline rush of explosive growth. When you’re at the helm of a fast-growing startup, and your company is in growth mode, you feel like nothing can slow you down. You’re bringing on new talent, inking new deals across the globe and moving forward rapid-fire with a slew of new…
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